The industry rumor we reported on March 26, 2014, that suggested Amazon was preparing to deliver a web TV solution has been confirmed. Last week Amazon announced its Fire TV set-top box that promises to deliver streaming content in a streamlined way. Based on Amazon’s presentation at their press event, this TV companion appears to succeed where others in the space have not. Sure you’ll...

There are many different kinds of mobile technologies being introduced into the consumer marketplace. The newest one is the wearable, also known as Smartwatches. These wearable devices allow people to do much more than just tell time. They can do things like track your heart rate, measure the distance traveled and figure out the current temperature. Unfortunately, every new product like this can be a tad expensive. If you own a Nike+ or Galaxy Gear then you already realize that Smartwatches can cost anywhere from $100 to $300. For the...

Google Glass is an innovative piece of technology that has been a topic of conversation amongst technology enthusiasts for quite some time now. They can actually be considered “smart glasses” because they let you access computer data just like a Smartphone or Smartwatch. Google Glass is not available to the general public just yet, but there certainly have been plenty of demonstrations of its power. Recently, Google introduced a video that featured a chef cooking at a BBQ while having the Google Glass device on his head. The video...

For the past decade, consumers have noticed that Apple creates the highest quality mobile technology. The only problem is that Apple’s gadgets are normally quite expensive, which means people will either have to spend money they don’t have or wait until a particular model of the device gets cheaper. Apple has started to take note of people’s demands for cheaper mobile technology, which is why they released an affordable version of the iPhone 5 back in 2013. This was the iPhone 5C, which didn’t have all the advanced features of...

Smartwatches are the next big technology heating up the consumer electronics marketplace. This is the kind of technology that can give people information about their heart rate, distances traveled and so on — all from some sort of wrist band or belt clip. They are the perfect way to track your progress, whether it is for personal health or a physical fitness challenge. All of the big smartphone...

We recently ran an article March 28, that touted the $25 Firefox OS smartphone being developed by Nokia. We’ve since learned that Google is also progressing in the cheap phone market with the development of its $50 device dubbed Project Ara. Just as consumers have become accustomed to shelling out $500 for a new phone, manufacturers are working to dramatically reduce price tags. Project Ara is...

When a new piece of technology comes out, people are usually excited to get it and they will pay any price in order to have it. After awhile, consumers eventually get tired paying top dollar for the same kind of technology that has only a few new features. As the smartphone market matures, we are starting to see new designs at increasingly lower prices. Would you ever imagine seeing a $25 smartphone...

Amazon is a company that always tries to stay ahead of its competitors. With the recent consumer praise for Apple TV, Amazon has developed their own set-top box that will allow people to stream content from Amazon Prime accounts directly to television. In case you don’t know about Amazon Prime, it is a special membership for $99 per year that gives Amazon users a variety of benefits. They can get free shipping on select items and they can also watch a variety of movies and television shows for free. The Amazon box has been nicknamed...